Elen Turner

A troubled homecoming

Prajwal Parajuly’s Indian Nepalis, at home and away.

Dec 15, 2014

Of shadows, skins and stones

A review of three recent novels by Pakistani women authors.

Sep 10, 2014

Who is Taslima Nasrin?

An attempt to unravel the mythology and persona of the controversial author

Jul 15, 2013

Prescience or coincidence

Dalrymple’s detailed look at the first Anglo-Afghan war hypothesises parallels between then and now. But how many of these pass muster?

May 15, 2013

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